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Bill To Open Kansas Police Records Advances

Updated: 02/27/2014 - The Kansas House has approved and sent to the Senate a bill that allows more access to police documents about the reason behind arrests.

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Kansas House OKs Official State Fossils

Updated: 02/27/2014 - Two ancient giants that once roamed the area now known as Kansas have earned approval from the House to be designated as the state's official fossils.

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DA Chad Taylor Set For Senate Run

Updated: 02/27/2014 - Shawnee Co. District Attorney Chad Taylor is looking to move - from the Capital City to the U.S. Capitol. On Friday, Taylor will says he will announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate.

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North Korea Launches Missiles Into Sea

Posted: 02/27/2014 - North Korea launched four short-range missiles into the East Sea -- also known as the Sea of Japan -- the South Korean Defense Ministry said Thursday.

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Attorney General Eric Holder Hospitalized

Posted: 02/27/2014 - Attorney General Eric Holder was hospitalized Thursday after experiencing faintness and shortness of breath, the Justice Department said.

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Securities Fraud Charges Filed Against Lawrence Man

Posted: 02/27/2014 - A Lawrence man, Roderic Deines has been charged with 11 felony counts, including 4 counts of securities fraud for employing an investment scheme involving a house-flipping business.

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Kansas House Approves Stronger Safe Havens Law

Posted: 02/27/2014 - The Kansas House has approved a bill that would strengthen protections for parents who leave their newborn children at safe havens such as hospitals, fire stations or city and county health facilities.

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WaKeeney Man Charged With Murder In Fetus' Death

Updated: 02/27/2014 - The Kansas attorney general has filed a first-degree murder charge against a 30-year-old western Kansas man accused of killing an 8- to 10-week-old fetus.

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Kansas House Seeks To Expand Rural Economic Zones

Posted: 02/27/2014 - Kansas House members are preparing to approve a bill that would add four southern counties to a program that seeks to boost population and economic development in rural areas.

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Praeger Urges Defeat Of Health Care Compact Bill

Posted: 02/26/2014 - Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger says a state House bill aimed at allowing Kansas to opt out of the federal health care overhaul could jeopardize Medicare funding for seniors.

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Kansas House OKs Tax Change For Cement Plants

Posted: 02/26/2014 - House members have approved a measure that could result in millions of dollars in property tax relief for two southeast Kansas cement plants in a dispute over what is real estate and what is equipment.

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Future Of Sedgwick County Juvenile Home In Doubt

Posted: 02/26/2014 - The future of a Sedgwick County juvenile home for boys is in doubt, after a long-range funding solution for the struggling operation died in a Kansas House committee.

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Homeland Security Thins Air Marshal Ranks

Posted: 02/26/2014 - The Department of Homeland Security has pared the number of Federal Air Marshals -- plain-clothed officers whose job is to protect aircraft from terrorists -- during the past three years.

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Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs Above $200 Million

Posted: 02/26/2014 - No ticket matched all numbers in the February 25 drawing, so the Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to an estimated $216 million ($119.6 million cash option) for Friday, February 28.

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Siemens' Large Order Of Turbines Helps Hutchinson

Posted: 02/26/2014 - The future of a Sedgwick County juvenile home for boys is in doubt, after a long-range funding solution for the struggling operation died in a Kansas House committee.

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